KT88?

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KT88?

Postby MHProd on Tue Apr 21, 2015 5:45 am

I'm not willing to spend $500 for a pair of used ones. Any experience with modern productions? The GL seems like it's a rebranded EH. I've read somewhere the Penta KT88SC are the best ( Chinese , selected). Would appreciate some opinions.
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Re: KT88?

Postby pdf64 on Tue Apr 21, 2015 8:43 am

I recently bought a pair of JJs (from Watford Valves), just before this MEF thread started http://music-electronics-forum.com/t38527/
The JJs seem robust but their power output is a bit lower than expected (compared to old GEC), tone brighter / less solid, max unclipped sine wave doesn't look very linear.
From the thread, I may look to Ruby or Gold Lion next time.
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